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A round-up of the latest news and tweets from O’Hearne Consultants…

Walkie-Talkie big melt could be from cost-cutting

The Walkie-Talkie’s developers have admitted that revisions made to the original design may have caused its “solar death ray”. The Times reports the original scheme at 20 Fenchurch Street, in the City of London, was designed with a serrated façade with vertical panes of glass and a projected louvre system which was expected to diminish …More »

Time for government to act on empty property rates.

RICS once again calls on the government to take action on empty property rates (EPR) as the TaxPayers’ Alliance announce alarming figures.  Read more here: Time for government to act on empty property rates.

Upsizing? Downsizing? Relocating to Ilkey?

We may be able to help.  We have recently been instructed to let a superb office/retail property on the busy Leeds Road in Ilkley. The premises are in a highly visible location so if you are looking to raise your profile this could be just the property for you.  Nearby is Lishman’s Butchers and Phillip …More »

Ilkley Carnival and May Day Parade – Like Mardis Gras, only better.

Fingers crossed for good weather on Monday 6th May as the Ilkley Carnival theme this year is A Celebration of British History. Carnival Day in Ilkley brings the town alive and is great fun.  The fair comes to town with a fantastic collection of rides and stalls.  Last year’s highlights were the falconry display, live …More »

Time for government to act on empty property rates.

RICS once again calls on the government to take action on empty property rates (EPR) as the TaxPayers’ Alliance announce alarming figures.  Read the report here      

Farmland prices reach record highs

Farmland prices reached record levels during the second half of 2012, as demand for commercial farmland continued to grow, says the latest RICS Rural Land Market Survey, H2 2012.  Read the report here: Farmland prices reach record highs.

Parry’s Tables’ defies internet age to reach century

Parry’s Tables’ defies internet age to reach century A 100-year-old book of calculation tables, seen as indispensable by valuation and property professionals despite the internet age, is celebrating its centenary with a new edition. The 13th edition of Parry’s Valuation and Investment Tables by Alick Davidson is published this week, containing some 30 different sets …More »

Experts are set to reveal their strategy for future of Ilkley

“The Ilkley Future Group was put together under the chairmanship of Ilkley parish councillor Brian Mann to draw up draft policies for housing, employment, business, transport, health, education and other issues, which could affect how the town develops. It is hoped the eventual strategy will be adopted by Ilkley Parish Council and supported by district …More »

BREEAM – Call for Pilot projects

Non-domestic building refurbishment to get BREEAM ratings.  Can you help?  They need pilot projects. Click Here for more Info #BREEAM #BRE

TO LET – Office Space a drop k…

TO LET – Office Space a drop kick from the home of the Bradford Bulls http://t.co/bqk8BEu0